Thunderbolt™ Technology for Work or Play

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All in One Reliability

A better way to Create

A Better Way To Create

Freedom To Do More

Boost Your Productivity

Boost You Productivity

Power of Simplicity

Game Hard Go Anywhere


Thunderbolt™ Technology

Thunderbolt™ computer ports offer a best-in-class set of product capabilities to deliver the simplest, most reliable and fastest cable solution available for connecting to power and your favorite accessories while at work or home. Use your computer anywhere and then easily connect it with a single, flippable and reversible cable to enjoy a Thunderbolt dock, larger monitor and accessories, all while charging your computer.

Truly universal cable connectivity for work and play

Truly Universal
Most Complete and Future proof version of USB-C

Efortless Connectivity
More ways to connect accessories than ever before

Secure & Managable
Intel VT-d based DMA Protection

Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

Always Fast
40Gb/s for connecting to powerful Thunderbolt docks, monitors, fast storage and more

Notebook Charging
Required on at least one computer port

Mandatory Certification
Consistent user experience across a wide range of product types and manufacturers

How Thunderbolt™ 4 is different than other solutions

Based on minimum solution requirements so people know what they are getting.
Thunderbolt™ 4 Thunderbolt™ 3 USB4 USB3/DP
Unrivaled Simplicity One brand, one logo, and one icon to simplify purchases
One universal computer port for problem-free connectivity to power and accessories
One universal and flippable cable up to 2m to make cable selection fast and easy
Thunderbolt 4 accessories with more Thunderbolt ports to simplify the modern workspace
A computer with a Thunderbolt port connected to a Thunderbolt dock wakes up with a touch of keyboard or mouse even when the computer lid is closed
Reliable Connectivity Mandatory certification for computers, accessories and cables offers reliable connectivity for products across different brands
Testing and quality audits of Thunderbolt cables
Intel® VT-d based security for peace of mind
Maximum performance Always the maximum performance available to unleash the power of your processor 40 Gb/s 40 Gb/s 20 Gb/s 10 Gb/s
Video support available from computer to connect monitors with incredible color and detail to work, game and create Two 4K monitors One 4K monitor One HD monitor One HD monitor
More bandwidth for high speed data transfers 32 Gb/s 16 Gb/s 10 Gb/s 5 Gb/s
More computer port power available to run accessories 15W 15W 7.5W 4.5W